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Puppet Wizardry

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Puppet Wizardry

Seth Numrich (Center) and Company in a scene from the National Theatre production of War Horse at Lincoln Center, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Co., directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.

Photo Credit: © 2011 Paul Kolnik
For War Horse, bicycle brake cables are used to 'twitch' the ears and the tail, the emotional indicators of the horse, by the puppeteer inside.

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